Taxon  Report   10375 
Silene latifolia  (Mill.) Britten & Rendle, non Poir.
Bladder campion
Silene latifolia
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Click on a photo to see it bigger.
CalPhotos
Silene latifolia
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Silene latifolia
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Silene latifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Silene latifolia
© 2015 John Doyen
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Silene
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Lychnis alba
TJM2: Silene pratensis
TJM2: Silene latifolia ssp. alba
More information about  Silene latifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SIVU)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 05, 2016).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.